Tuesday, 22 Sep 2009
Workspace open hours: 2-10pm Mon-Thurs; 10am-4pm Sat; 1-4pm Sun Purchase a Commemorative Tile
Greg BeVier, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This seminar is part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' "Feeding the World: Are We Making Progress" series.
Come to the Farm House Museum to enjoy tea and conversation. Mark your calendar from Noon to 1:00 pm Tuesday Sept. 22nd, 29th and enjoy the 150 year old structure in a whole new way. After tea, all are welcome to join a guided tour that will highlight different topics each week, including Victorian crafts, the first 50 years at the Farm House, 1800's entertainment, and more.
The farm, which began operation in August, provides a central location to research biomass crop production, harvesting, storage, transportation and processing. The public is welcome.
The Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC) and Human Computer Interaction graduate program seek a wider range of faculty collaboration on grants and projects. This meeting is an informational session, and will include: · A discussion on how to collaborate with VRAC and HCI (30 min.) · A tour of the C6 and other facilities (45 min.) · Brief follow-up and networking on future grant solicitations (15 min.)
A "work visa" workshop for international students, moderated by experienced immigration attorneys.
6-8pm for 3 weeks Make origami spheres.
"Caught in the Middle: America's Heartland in the Age of Globalism," Richard Longworth, author and journalist. Longworth is a two-time recipient of the Overseas Press Club Award for series on globalization and the UN and was twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He is a senior fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and distinguished visiting scholar at DePaul University.
Intermediate ballroom classes, requires previous ballroom dance experience. Meets weekly for 10 weeks, no partner required.
John Gilbert is Professor of Violin at the Texas Tech University School of Music and is currently serving as concertmaster of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra.
Jeanne Hogarth is a program manager for the Federal Reserve Board in Consumer Education and Research, specializing in consumer finance. She will discuss ways people can become more financially competent in today's financial markets, with a special focus on access and affordability of higher education and student loan debt loads.
The ISU Ballroom Dance Club is offering a beginning ballroom class this semester; everyone is welcome, no partner required. Classes meet once a week for 10 weeks.